The Sims 4 cheats ( 2020 UPDATED)

With Sims 4 cheats get your virtual daily life easier.

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With the help of these Sims 4 codes and cheats you can influence the gameplay and bring things to your advantage. in this JoinGames Article we share with you the latest and active sims 4 cheats .

The benefits can be very specific, such as having an infinite amount of money, but also very general to make the game a bit more fun for yourself. 

And you shouldn’t feel guilty either, because since Sims 4 is not an online game, you don’t spoil the fun of other players. Sims 4 is your kingdom and you are lord and master!

That’s why cheat codes have been so numerous since the first Sims. 

Every sequel since then has been packed with cheats to change the game, and they’re not going to break that tradition in Sims 4, of course. Almost every aspect of the game can be changed: having unlimited money, accelerating your Sims’ career, influencing emotions, … Anything you can think of is possible. On this page we list all Sims 4 cheat codes.

How to activate Sims 4 cheats

Before we start with the Sims 4 cheats , let’s talk about how to enter them. 

Depending on whether you play on a PC or Mac, or on a PS4 or Xbox, this way is very different.

Activate cheats on PC and Mac

To enter cheats, first open the console with the key combination “CTRL + SHIFT + C” or “CTRL + SHIFT + WINDOWS + C” on a PC or “COMMAND + SHIFT + C” on a Mac. Then type one of the cheat codes below into the console and confirm it with the Enter key. 

You can only enter one cheat code at a time, so if you want to activate multiple Sims 4 cheats at the same time, you will have to type them in one by one.

There is also a general mode in the game where you can cheat, called the testingcheats mode. Activating this mode will give you many more options to interact or manipulate with Sims or objects in the game. We will tell you more about this at the bottom of this page.

Activate cheats on PS4 and Xbox One

On consoles entering cheat codes works basically the same way. You do not have to activate the console with the keyboard, with these button combinations:

  • PS4
    L1 + R1 + L2 + R2
  • Xbox One
    LB + RB + LT + RT

Then enter the code ” testingCheats true ” in the window and you are done. 

But be careful : once you activate cheats in Sims 4, you will no longer be able to earn achievements or trophies in the game. Not even if you turn off the cheats afterwards.

Finally, a more important warning : keep in mind that cheats affected the game and can lead to a broken save game. 

In addition, different activated cheat codes can counteract each other if they are active at the same time and thus disrupt the game. If you don’t notice the effect of a cheat, consider if you haven’t already activated a cheat code that does the exact opposite of what you want to achieve.

If a game no longer works properly because you have activated too many cheats at once and you have lost the overview, just save the game, exit the game, restart the game and load your game again. 

All cheats will now be disabled so you can start with a clean slate.

The console that you activate with the button combinations can only be seen as a white line in the top corner. 

Only if you enter a valid cheat code will it expand and, if necessary, confirm the activation or deactivation of the cheat code in it.

It doesn’t matter whether you capitalize the cheat codes or not. In addition, some cheats only work after activating the testingcheats mode. For other cheats you have to define parameters. We indicate this with square brackets. An example is entering the name of the Sim for which the cheat must be activated.

The Sims 4 cheats codes
You can do all kinds of nonsense with these Sims 4 cheats. Or just make your life easier of course. What you want!

Sims 4 cheats: Changing needs and satisfaction of your Sims

The following cheat codes make your Sims happier and affect their emotions:

CheatEffect
Sims.remove_all_buffsRemoves all emotions and moods from the selected Sim.
aspirations.complete_current_milestoneSelected Sim will receive enough satisfaction points to reach the current milestone. Use these several times to quickly reach the highest levels.
sims.add_buff Satisfaction_PointsGives the selected Sim 100 satisfaction points that you can use in the rewards market. You can enter a number after the cheat to get that specific number of satisfaction points. If you want to use this cheat several times in a row, you have to type “sims.remove_all_buffs” after using this code)
sims.add_buff_ [Emotion]Gives the selected Sim a certain emotion *

* Example: sims.add_buff e_buff_energized = Energetic +2 for 12 hours. The combination of different emotions (for example energetic and confident) is possible, as is the combination of the same emotion on different levels. 

For example, you can combine the emotions ‘Ashamed’ (+2 for 12 hours) and ‘Very Ashamed’ (+5 for 4 hours) to cause your Sim to be ‘insulted’.

Below you will find a list of all emotions that you can enter with the Dutch translation:

Emotions +1 (4 hours long)

  • EnergizedLow = Energized +1 (4 hours long)
  • Feelingenergized = Energetic +1 (4 hours long)
  • Feeling Confident = Confident +1 (4 hours long)
  • Feelingflirty = Flirty +1 (4 hours long)
  • Feelinginspired = Inspired +1 (4 hours)
  • Feelingfocused = Focused +1 (4 hours long)
  • Feelingplayful = Playful +1 (4 hours long)
  • Feelingsad = Sad +1 (4 hours long)
  • Angrylow = Angry +1 (4 hours)
  • Feelingangry = Angry +1 (4 hours long)
  • Happylow = Happy +1 (4 hours)
  • Feelinghappy = Happy +1 (4 hours long)

Emotions +2 (4 hours long)

  • ConfidentHigh = Confident +2 (4 hours long)
  • EnergizedHigh = Energized +2 (4 hours long)
  • FlirtyHigh = Flirty +2 (4 hours)
  • InspiredHigh = Inspired +2 (4 hours)
  • FocusedHigh = Focused +2 (4 hours)
  • PlayfulHigh = Playful +2 (4 hours long)
  • SadHigh = Sad +2 (4 hours long)

Emotions +2 (12 hours long)

  • e_buff_energized = Energetic +2 (12 hours long)
  • e_buff_confident = Confident +2 (for 12 hours)
  • e_buff_flirty = Flirty +2 (for 12 hours)
  • e_buff_inspired = Inspired +2 (12 hours)
  • e_buff_focused = Focused +2 (12 hours long)
  • e_buff_playful = Playful +2 (for 12 hours)
  • e_buff_sad = Sad +2 (12 hours long)
  • e_buff_angry = Angry +2 (for 12 hours)
  • e_buff_happy = Happy +2 (12 hours long)
  • e_buff_uncomfortable = Uncomfortable +2 (12 hours long)
  • e_buff_embarrassed = Embarrassed +2 (for 12 hours)

Other emotions

  • Unfaithful = Very angry +3 (for 23 hours)
  • PeedSelf = Very Ashamed +5 (4 hours long)

Sims 4 Cheats for Money and Free Houses

The motherlode cheat is perhaps the best known from Sims 4. But there are more codes to positively influence your finances. Here’s how your Sim becomes a millionaire or a real estate mogul:

CheatEffect
KachingAdds 1000 Simoleons to the household budget
RosebudAdds 1000 Simoleons to the household budget
MotherlodeAdds 50,000 Simoleons to the household budget
sims.modify_funds [amount]Adds the amount you enter to the household budget. If you want less money, you have to put a minus sign in front of the amount.
Money [amount]The household budget will be equal to the amount you enter. The testingcheats mode must be activated for this.
FreeRealEstate onHouses are free.
FreeRealEstate offHouses cost money again. Unfortunately!

Sims 4 Cheats: Skills and skills change

stats.set_skill_level [skill] [level] – The selected Sim will get the skill you fill in, at the level you fill in. For example fishing at level 7 is stats.set_skill_level Major_Fishing 7. The level goes from 1 to 10.

These are the skills you can enter:

  • Major_Fishing = Fishing
  • Major_Mischief = Vice
  • Major_Guitar = Guitar
  • Major_Reaping = Harvesting
  • Major_Programming = Programming
  • Major_Gardening = Gardening
  • Major_GourmetCooking = Culinary cooking
  • Major_Comedy = Comedy
  • Major_Charisma = Charisma
  • Major_Writing = Writing
  • Major_VideoGaming = Gaming
  • Major_Violin = Play the violin
  • Major_RocketScience = Rocket Science
  • Major_Painting = Painting
  • Major_Piano = Play the piano
  • Major_Logic = Insight
  • Major_Handiness = Dexterity
  • Major_HomestyleCooking = Cooking
  • Major_Bartending = Mixology
  • Skill_Fitness = Fitness
  • Skill_Child_Social = Social (cheat only possible with children)
  • Skill_Child_Motor = Motor skills (cheat only possible with children)
  • Skill_Child_Creativity = Creativity (cheat only possible with children)
  • Skill_Child_Mental = Mental (cheat only possible with children)
  • Skill_Toddler_Movement = Mental (cheat only possible with toddlers)
  • Skill_Toddler_Communication = Mental (cheat only possible with toddlers)
  • Skill_Toddler_Thinking = Mental (cheat only possible with toddlers)
  • Skill_Toddler_Imagination = Mental (cheat only possible with toddlers)
  • Skill_Toddler_Potty = Mental (cheat only possible with toddlers)
  • Skill_Child_Mental = Mental (cheat only possible with toddlers)

Cheats for Sims 4: Immortality, Appearance, Family and Relationships

With these codes your Sims can no longer die, you can easily adapt, and you can also adjust their mutual relationships.

CheatEffect
ResetSim [First Name] [Last Name]The chosen Sim will be returned to their own home in neutral
Sims.hard_resetImmediately return the chosen Sim to their starting position. All activities are stopped.
Death.toggleSims can no longer die. Do this cheat again if they are allowed to die again.
sims.modify_in_casThis allows you to re-edit the selected Sim in Create-a-Sim mode
cas.fulleditmodeYou will have more options to change your Sim in Create-a-Sim mode. (Cheating tests must be activated for this)
Sims.SpawnYou get a random Sim in your family.
Sims.SpawnsimpleA random Sim will join, but will not join your family.
Aspirations.complete_current_milestoneThe selected Sim completes their current goal milestone.
Sims.get_sim_id_by_name [First name] [Last name]Displays the Sim ID of the selected Sim in the console. You will need this Sim ID in other cheat codes.
Modifyrelationship [First Name Sim 1] [Last Name Sim 1] [First Name Sim 2] [Last Name Sim 2] [Value] Friendship_MainChanges the relationship between two Sims by the value you enter. Testing cheats must be activated for this. The value you enter must be between -100 and 100. Negatively the relationship deteriorates, positive the relationship improves. For example, “Modifyrelationship Brad Pitt Jennifer Aniston +50 Friendship_Main” improves the relationship between Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston, while “Modifyrelationship Brad Pitt Angelina Jolie -100 Friendship_Main” takes the relationship between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to rock bottom.
sims.add_buff buff_Role_ServiceNPC_MaidActivates the maid mode of the selected Sim. This Sim can still be controlled and will go about their business as usual, but when they see a job (a garbage can, dirty dishes, etc), they will stop the activity and clean up first. The testingcheats mode must be activated for this.
sims.remove_buff buff_Role_ServiceNPC_MaidDeactivates the ‘maid’ mode as described above again.

The Sims 4: Cheats for careers, jobs, work, and promotions

With these cheats you will rise like crazy through the ranks in your career and get the best grades.

Choosing
a career You can only have one career at a time. If you choose a new career, the previous one will be replaced.

CheatEffect
Careers.add_career AstronautSim gets an Astronaut career
Careers.add_career CriminalSim gets a career as a criminal
Careers.add_career EntertainerSim gets a career as an entertainer
Careers.add_career PainterSim gets a painting career
Careers.add_career SecretAgentSim gets a career as a secret agent
Careers.add_career TechGuruSim gets a career as a tech
Careers.add_career WriterSim gets a writing career
Careers.add_career CulinarySim gets a culinary career
Careers.add_career GradeschoolSim goes to elementary school
Careers.add_career HighschoolSim goes to high school

Career improvement and promotions

In order for these cheats to work, make sure the Sims already have the career you want to advance. Only then can you get them promoted.

CheatEffect
careers.promote AstronautThe selected Sim will be promoted one level in their career as an astronaut
careers.promote CriminalThe selected Sim will be promoted one level in their criminal career
careers.promote EntertainerThe selected Sim will be promoted one level in their entertainer career
careers.promote PainterThe selected Sim will be promoted one level in their career as a painter
careers.promote SecretAgentThe selected Sim will be promoted one level in their secret agent career
careers.promote TechGuruThe selected Sim will be promoted one level in their Techie career
careers.promote WriterThe selected Sim will be promoted one level in their writing career.
careers.promote CulinaryThe selected Sim will be promoted one level in his culinary career
Careers.promote GradeschoolThe selected Sim will be promoted one level in elementary school
Careers.promote HighschoolThe selected Sim will be promoted one level in high school

Career lowering and demotions

The following cheats will lower the career level of the selected Sim by one level. So the Sim gets a demotion in his career.

CheatEffect
Careers.demote AstronautThe selected Sim will go one level lower in their career as an astronaut
Careers.demote CriminalThe selected Sim will go one level lower in their criminal career
Careers.demote EntertainerThe selected Sim will go down one level in his career as an entertainer
Careers.demote PainterThe selected Sim will go one level lower in his career as a painter
Careers.demote SecretAgentThe selected Sim will advance one level in their secret agent career
Careers.demote TechGuruThe selected Sim will go one level lower in their Tech Career
Careers.demote WriterThe selected Sim will move down one level in their writing career
Careers.demote CulinaryThe selected Sim will go one level lower in his career as a culinary chef
Careers.demote GradeschoolThe selected Sim will go one level lower in primary school
Careers.demote HighschoolThe selected Sim will go one level lower in high school

Sims 4 cheats : Stop career

These cheats will end the selected Sim’s career.

CheatEffect
Careers.remove_career AstronautThe selected Sim will end his career as an astronaut
Careers.remove_career CriminalThe selected Sim will end their career as a criminal
Careers.remove_career EntertainerThe selected Sim will end his career as an entertainer
Careers.remove_career PainterThe selected Sim ends his career as a painter
Careers.remove_career SecretAgentThe selected Sim ends his career as a secret agent
Careers.remove_career TechGuruThe selected Sim quits his tech career
Careers.remove_career WriterThe selected Sim will end their writing career
Careers.remove_career CulinaryThe selected Sim quits his career as a culinary chef
Careers.remove_career GradeschoolThe selected Sim will retire from elementary school
Careers.remove_career HighschoolThe selected Sim will retire from high school


Additional options for display and images in Sims 4

CheatEffect
FPS onDisplays the number of frames per second (bottom left). This shows how smoothly the game is running.
FPS offHides the number of frames per second again
ShiftObjects are enlarged
HeadlineEffects onEnables the display of speech bubbles.
HeadlineEffects offDisables the display of speech bubbles.
FullscreenSwitches between displaying the game in full screen or windowed mode
QuitReturn to the Sims 4 options menu
testingcheats on [alternative: testingcheats true]Activates the testing cheats mode, which allows you to use certain cheats.
testingcheats off [alternative: testingcheats oder testingcheats false]Turns testingcheats mode off again.
HelpDisplays some commands you can enter in the console

Sims 4 testingcheats: this is how you activate it

Anyone who has played previous Sims games is probably already familiar with the testingcheats mode, or in previous games perhaps better known as the Allround cheats mode. After typing testingcheats on into the console, there are tons of new options available. You can view these additional options by holding down the shift key while clicking on Sims, objects, or the floor. 

In addition, by entering cas.fulleditmode you can also unlock additional options to customize your Sim. If you want to deactivate testingcheats mode again, just tap testingcheats off in the console and confirm with the Enter key.

The following options are available in testingcheats mode:

When you click on a Sim while holding Shift

  • Reset object (Debug)
  • Add to family
  • Need cheat: Make happy
  • Need cheat: Deactivate needs
  • Need cheat: Reactivate needs
  • Enter the Create-a-Sim mode

When you click on an object while holding down Shift

  • Reset object (Debug)
  • Make dirty (only works on objects that can get dirty)
  • Make it clean (only works with objects that are dirty)

When you click on the ground while holding down Shift

  • Go here (teleports the Sim to this location. This may take a few seconds)

Sims 4 cheats: pregnancy and having a baby

It wouldn’t be The Sims if there weren’t any Sims 4 pregnancy and baby cheats that can spice things up a bit. 

Save your game before trying it out! Be sure to take a look at our general The Sims 4 Pregnancy and Babies page.

Faster pregnancy

If you don’t want to wait three or four in-game days for a birth, you can fast-forward to labor this way (once the pregnancy is confirmed).

Select the pregnant Sim as the active character, open the in-game console for cheats and write: Sims.Add_Buff Buff_Pregnancy_Inlabor. This ensures that the moodlet ‘Pregnancy: To Birth’ appears and you have the baby immediately.

If you want to be less drastic but skip trimesters, you can type in: Sims.Add_Buff Buff_Pregnancy_Trimester #. You then replace the ‘#’ with number 1, 2 or 3 depending on the phase you want.

Forcing single children, twins, triplets and more

Even through cheats it is not easy to determine your number of babies. Still, you can try the following method:

  • Step 1: Find out your Sim’s 18 digit ID number. You do this by opening the in-game cheat console and typing: Sims.Get_Sim_ID_By_Name SimFirstName SimLastName. The number appears, but beware: you cannot copy-paste it.
  • Step 2: Manipulating the Force Offspring Count. For this, your Sim in question must already be pregnant and have the ‘Eat For Two’ moodlet. Then enter this cheat at the console: Pregnancy.Force_Offspring_Count IDNumber #. You replace the ” # ‘with the number of babies you want. This way you can even go beyond triplets, but keep in mind that you have to respect the limit of your household.

Sims 4 Vampires cheats for vampire powers and vampire skills

As if the world of The Sims 4 wasn’t crazy enough, you can now become a vampire too. 

This has many advantages, but also presents potential problems and dangers that are completely new to normal play. Luckily you can solve this with Sims 4 Vampires cheats .

With these cheats, you can make your life a lot easier at crucial moments. It also allows you to experiment and provoke crazy situations.

Almost anything is possible. You can influence your vampire’s new needs such as affecting their plasma (aka blood) cravings and using their special powers. They also have the typical weaknesses of vampires. 

Besides their fear of direct sunlight, they are also not the biggest fan of garlic, for example. With these cheats, you can change all of these traits, quickly improve your career as a vampire, instantly turn your Sims into vampires (and back into humans), and much more.

Cheats for Sims 4: Vampires on PC, PS4 and more

Before you can wander through the night as a vampire, you must of course change yourself. 

Usually this is only possible if you get bitten by another vampire yourself, but with the following cheats you can speed up or even reverse that process.

CheatEffect
traits.equip_trait trait_OccultVampireInstantly turn your Sim into a vampire
stats.set_stat commodity_BecomingVampire 2160Your Sim will automatically turn into a vampire (takes a few days)
traits.remove_trait trait_OccultVampireYour Sim will change from vampire back to human

Increase and influence Vampire ranks

Tired of being a weak vampire who has to climb through the ranks first? Don’t worry, with the following Sims 4 vampires cheats that will be solved quickly.

CheatEffect
stats.set_stat rankedStatistic_Occult_VampireXP 202You will be awarded the rank of ‘Budding Vampire’
stats.set_stat rankedStatistic_Occult_VampireXP 630You get the rank of ‘Inferior Vampire’
stats.set_stat rankedStatistic_Occult_VampireXP 1058You will be awarded the rank of ‘High-Quality Vampire’
stats.set_stat rankedStatistic_Occult_VampireXP 1486You get the rank of ‘Master Vampire’
stats.set_stat rankedStatistic_Occult_VampireXP 1593You receive the rank of ‘Grandmaster Vampire’

Sims 4 Vampires: skill cheats and kill

With the following cheats you can influence and even kill the skills of your Vampires!

CheatEffect
traits.equip_trait Vampire_SunYour Sim or vampire will turn into a ghost that has died from the sun
stats.set_stat commodity_Vampire_SunExposure -100Vampire is killed by the sun
stats.set_skill_level VampireLore [Value]Set your Vampire Knowledge skill to a certain value (max. 15)
stats.set_skill_level Major_PipeOrgan [value]Set your Pipe Organ skill to a certain value (max. 10)

Sims 4 Vampires cheats for vampire powers and weaknesses

With the following cheats, we should note a few small things. For example, you must already have obtained the vampire rank required to use the vampire power. You already got cheats for that above. 

Besides, you can’t use the vampire powers if your weaknesses don’t allow it. For example, a Thin-skinned Sim cannot use the Sun Resistant power.

You often see Sim-ID in the cheats. You must replace that part with your Sim’s ID. You can learn this by using the cheat sims.get_sim_id_by_name .

CheatEffect
bucks.unlock_perk DetectPersonality true 40961 [Sim ID]Detecting personality
bucks.unlock_perk BatForm true 40961 [Sim-ID]Bat shape
bucks.unlock_perk Hallucinate true 40961 [Sim ID]Speak hallucination
bucks.unlock_perk AlwaysWelcome true 40961 [Sim-ID]Eternal welcome
bucks.unlock_perk PotentPower_3 true 40961 [Sim-ID]Becoming an Occult Master (Level 3)
bucks.unlock_perk AlluringVisage_3 true 40961 [Sim-ID]Vampric fascination (Level 3)
bucks.unlock_perk VampiricStrength_Level3 true 40961 [Sim ID]Vampiric Power (Level 3)
bucks.unlock_perk Command true 40961 [Sim ID]Command
bucks.unlock_perk GarlicImmunity true 40961 [Sim-ID]Getting garlic immunity
bucks.unlock_perk VampireCreation true 40961 [Sim-ID]Vampire creation
bucks.unlock_perk Mesmerize true 40961 [Sim-ID]Hypnosis
bucks.unlock_perk NocturnalAffinity_Level3 true 40961 [Sim ID]Becoming a master of darkness (Level 3)
bucks.unlock_perk IrresistibleSlumber true 40961 [Sim ID]Irresistible slumber
bucks.unlock_perk ManipulateLifeSpirit true 40961 [Sim-ID]Manipulating the spirit of life
bucks.unlock_perk VampiricSlumber_Level3 true 40961 [Sim ID]Vampiric trance (Level 3)
bucks.unlock_perk EmotionalDampening_Level3 true 40961 [Sim-ID]Dead emotions (Level 3)
bucks.unlock_perk VampireRun true 40961 [Sim-ID]Supernatural speed
bucks.unlock_perk NeedsNaughtiness true 40961 [Sim ID]Taking away needs
bucks.unlock_perk ResistanceSolis_Level3 true 40961 [Sim-ID]Perfectly sun resistant (Level 3)
bucks.unlock_perk LoseHumanity_Hygiene true 40961 [Sim ID]Odorless
bucks.unlock_perk EmotionalBurst_3 true 40961 [Sim-ID]Managing emotions (Level 3)
bucks.unlock_perk MistForm true 40961 [Sim ID]Fog shape
bucks.unlock_perk LoseHumanity_Social true 40961 [Sim ID]The herd passed
bucks.unlock_perk TameTheThirst true 40961 [Sim ID]Satisfied thirst
bucks.unlock_perk LoseHumanity_Fun true 40961 [Sim ID]Immortal pleasure
bucks.lock_all_perks_for_bucks_type 40962 [Sim ID] falseRemove all weaknesses
bucks.lock_all_perks_for_bucks_type 40961 [Sim ID] trueGet back all your weaknesses

well that’s about it , go use these sims 4 cheats to make your gameplay mroe fun .

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